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Fairbanks, Eugene F.

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Dates

  • Existence: 1921-

Biography

Eugene F. Fairbanks (1921- ) is a retired physician and author. He is the son of Avard T. Fairbanks.

Eugene F. Fairbanks was born in 1921 in Eugene, Oregon to Avard T. Fairbanks and Beatrice Maude Fox. He assisted his father with modeling, plaster casting and photography for sculpture while his father worked as a university professor. Eugene studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. He served as a transport durgeon in the Army Medical Corps and then worked as a family physician in Washington state until retiring in 1995. Eugene also authored several books about his father's sculptures and art techniques. He and his wife Florence had five sons and five daughters.

Citation:
http://www.fairbanksartbooks.com/Eugene_Fairbanks.html (Eugene F. Fairbank; born in 1921 in Eugene, Oregon to Avard T. Fairbanks and Beatrice Maude Fox; assisted his father with modeling, plaster casting and photography for sculpture while his father worked as a university professor; studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School; served as a transport surgeon in the Army Medical Corps and then worked as a family physician in Washington state until retiring in 1995; authored several books about his father's sculptures and art techniques; he and his wife Florence had five sons and five daughters)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Life of Avard T. Fairbanks, sculptor

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 7396
Scope and Contents note Manuscript of an unpublished biography of Avard T. Fairbanks and CDs prepared by Eugene Fairbanks. Consists of a collection of stories and recollections from the life of Fairbanks. The biography originates mainly from dictations from Avard T. Fairbanks about his own life, but also includes stories from various family members on specific times in Fairbank's life. The biography covers Fairbanks' early life in Utah, his studies in both the United States and abroad, his work on Latter-day Saint...
Dates: approximately 1980

Representative sculpture, biography, and bibliography of Avard T. Fairbanks

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1934
Scope and Contents

Illustrations of creative art, news clippings, correspondence, a biography by Eugene Fairbanks, biographical notes, bibliographies, and miscellaneous items. The materials were collected by Avard's son Eugene Fairbanks.

Dates: 1940-1980

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